Materials Innovation Factory

Unique facilities, purpose-built for innovation

Exploit cutting edge technology and world class expertise in materials chemistry and formulation, on your own terms.

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Materials Innovation Factory

Accelerate product development and gain competitive advantage through smarter, faster and more precise ways of working, using world class automated lab equipment. Flexibly scale your R&D activity and leverage the problem solving skills of leading academic experts in an environment purpose-built for materials innovation.

Materials Innovation Factory explained

Find out what the Materials Innovation Factory (MIF) is all about, and how our new approaches to materials science drive research and innovation. In this short video, get a sneak peek of our open-access space and hear from members of the MIF team and our industry partners.

Research at the Materials Innovation Factory


The unique nature of the Materials Innovation Factory offers limitless potential to researchers.

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Expertise at the Materials Innovation Factory


An innovation village of expertise and knowledge, supported by a specialist technical team.

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